I need a little help

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by chuk1080, Nov 11, 2003.

  1. chuk1080


    Nov 11, 2003
    Ive been playing for about a year now, and ive been teaching myself. Could anyone tell me what i really should know how to do by now? And just some general tips to make me better?

    I know i really need to learn the arpeggios. Im really good with speed though, and can perform most of the techniques easily enough. Could someone give me some of the arpeggios i need to know. I have tried learning but i keep forgetting them.
  2. cowsgomoo

    cowsgomoo gone to Longstanton Spice Museum

    Feb 8, 2003
    I spose it depends what style of music you're into... for many kinds of music, the best thing you do is get yourself in a band and go out and play... this will develop your ear and give you the best idea of what works & what doesn't work

    and for many kinds of music, a good ear beats a good sense of music theory or fast fingers any day :)

    nuthing wrong with learning theory but i reckon it's ultimately best learned as an explanation of what your ear already is used to hearing...
  3. cassanova


    Sep 4, 2000
    learn all the major and minor scales and arpeggios in all 12 keys

    learn how to sight read

    and most importantly, GET A TEACHER